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Vehicle strikes pedestrian in Halifax County

A 54-year-old Halifax man was struck by an unknown vehicle as he walked along Mountain Road on Monday morning, according to state police.

State Bar suspends Halifax lawyer’s license for one year

The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board on June 24 suspended James Berkley Priest’s license to practice law for 12 months based on his felony conviction in Halifax County Circuit Court of driving while intoxicated, third or subsequent offense in five years.

ABB to expand Halifax plant; adding 15 jobs

ABB Inc., a provider of power and automation products, systems, solutions and services, will expand its operation in Halifax County, Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Wednesday morning.

Changes coming to Halifax County Middle School

For those expecting Halifax County Middle School (HCMS) to shed its current mantle and revert to junior high status, it may be a very long wait. But according to school officials, some changes are expected with the advent of the new school year.

Deputies investigate break-ins, larceny

Halifax County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a Saturday break-in at a Cluster Springs business, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Former Halifax resident faces more child pornography charges

A Clarksville man has been indicted in Mecklenburg County on 481 counts of child pornography.

Suspect pleads guilty in Nathalie dog raid

A 23-year-old Nathalie man arrested on federal charges following raids on two Nathalie residences in April entered a guilty plea in United States Western District Court in Danville Tuesday.

Halifax County trustees scrap talk of pay hike

Halifax County School Board members wasted no time in removing discussion of any salary increase for board members from their agenda Monday night during a special called meeting held in Halifax.

Librarian trades one South Boston for another

Moving from South Boston, Massachusetts to South Boston, Virginia, Jessika Pettit is the new face at the South Boston Public Library.

Budget woes cost 71 jobs in Halifax County schools

The Halifax County School Board eliminated another 46 school jobs  in an effort to balance the 2011-12 budget Monday night.
In all, 71 positions fell victim to the budget ax this year.